The Groundswell

Phone: (902) 777-7777

3281 Highway 320
D'Escousse   NS   B0E1K0

The Groundswell Pub is now open - D'Escousse

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This real pub is a great place to unwind after a day of adventuring. Serving tasty, healthy, locally sourced food, the Groundswell is a real pub with real beer and great service. Reflecting the changing seasons, the in-house chef creates dishes inspired by Nova Scotia and around the globe!

Sit back, kick back and enjoy some food with character, drinks with friends or a solo pint whilst soaking up the atmosphere. You are more than welcome.

Kayak, Cycle, Hike, Surf, Sail and……RELAX in Cape Breton

Our friendly bed & breakfast is located amongst the breathtaking coastal paths and nature trails of Cape Breton. Looking out upon the ocean, use the lodge as a base to explore the natural wonders of the area; Hiking, cycling, sailing, kayaking, surfing, ATVing, fishing & bird watching. Or just relax and soak up the rustic charms of Isle Madame. For the water lover, we have board racks, rentals, water-sport equipment storage and workshop area.


The guest lodge is situated in the heart of the picturesque and historic Isle Madame. Breathtaking hikes, trails and ocean views. Explore Cape Breton with a leisurely amble, hike or ride; then relax over a well deserved pint!

A stone's throw from some of the best surf breaks Nova Scotia has to offer. Whether you're a lifelong surfer, weekend warrior or beginner, we'll point you in the right direction!

The garden of the guest house backs onto the ocean, where you can launch your kayaks & canoes. The yacht club is just down the road & we can put you in touch with the local sailing school.

Our lodge is a stones throw from the trail head of some of the best ATV routes in the area. Pass forests, fields and hug the rugged coastline with some breathtaking views.